4 days in United States Itinerary

4 days in United States Itinerary

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Mitchell
— 1 night
2
Chamberlain
— Few hours
3
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
4
Rapid City
— 1 night

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Mitchell

Mitchell
Mitchell is the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States. To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mitchell trip planner.

Memphis to Mitchell is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis in August, things will get a bit cooler in Mitchell: highs are around °F and lows about °F. You'll set off for Chamberlain on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Mitchell

Museums Parks Historic Sites

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Chamberlain

Chamberlain ©
Chamberlain is a city in Brule County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Dignity, take an in-depth tour of Akta Lakota Museum, and then get outside with Allen's Hillside Guide Service - Day Adventures.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chamberlain sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Mitchell to Chamberlain in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Chamberlain

Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Akta Lakota Museum ©
Akta Lakota Museum
Dignity ©
Dignity

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Yellow Mounds Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Big Badlands Overlook, explore the striking landscape of White River Valley Overlook, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Panorama Point Overlook, thenexplore and take pictures at Loop Road, and finally explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Badlands National Park road trip website.

You can drive from Chamberlain to Badlands National Park in 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August in Badlands National Park, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall
Big Badlands Overlook ©
Big Badlands Overlook

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
On the 9th (Sun), take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA.

For reviews and tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Badlands National Park to Rapid City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. August in Rapid City sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City

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